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Progress Made for Worldwide Abolishment of Death Penalty
Progress Made for Worldwide Abolishment of Death Penalty

Data and analysis from the Fifth Edition of The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective show that an increasing number of countries are abolishing th... Read More...



Genocide-labeling has always been political
Genocide-labeling has always been political

Does Taphael Lemkin's definition of genocide apply to the 100 year old Armenian suffering at the hands of Turday?  By Tal Buenos. (04/24/2015)

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Uganda’s LGBTI Community Comes Out with Magazine
Uganda’s LGBTI Community Comes Out with Magazine

In a country where homosexuality is considered illegal, the Ugandan lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community has come out with a magazine. (03/09/2015)

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China’s Minor(ity) Problem
China’s Minor(ity) Problem

What are the reasons for increased violence between the Chinese government and minority groups?  By Tristan Abbott. (03/03/2015) 

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Greed is good…but only for cancer
Greed is good…but only for cancer

Boris Johnson says capitalism is essential if are to meet the biggest challenges facing the human race’, including fight against cancer.  What do the facts say? By Amna Whiston... Read More...



Growing Islamophobia heightens political risk for Europe
Growing Islamophobia heightens political risk for Europe

Amid the high tension in Europe, populist parties will use Islamophobia to increase their political influence. This troublesome trend will only bring about greater political risk for the continent.... Read More...



The Organization of Islamic Cooperation: 45 Years of the Collective Muslim World’s Voice
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation: 45 Years of the Collective Muslim World’s Voice

Stumbling blocks still abound for Muslim interests through the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. By Amit R. Saksena. (01/29/2015) 

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GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook - 01/26/2015
GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook - 01/26/2015

In this GRI Weekly Risk Outlook: ASEAN pushes for ‘code of conduct’ in South China Sea dispute, the Fed to maintain its current monetary policy stance, and the African Union and others ... Read More...



Facts Show Investigation of Turkish Media Members Warranted
Facts Show Investigation of Turkish Media Members Warranted

A recent request by Turkish police to question selected media personnel has been met by negative media reaction.  Author says we shouldn't move so fast.  By Dr. Ali Murat Yel.  (... Read More...



Parthenon Marbles: Democracy Cannot be Frittered
Parthenon Marbles: Democracy Cannot be Frittered

The time is overdue for Britain to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece. By Panos Chatzinikolaou. (01/22/2015)

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Human Rights Violations Inside EU
Human Rights Violations Inside EU

Is the EU hypocritical concerning human rights? By H.E. Dr. Walter Schwimmer. (Modern Diplomacy, 01/20/2015)

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No More Foreign Affairs
No More Foreign Affairs

The concept of Foreign Affairs has been replaced by a more global By Jack Pearce. (01/13/2015)

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IA Forum Interview: Scott Hickie discusses health corruption
IA Forum Interview: Scott Hickie discusses health corruption

IA Forum interview with Scott Hickie (Senior Analyst, Open Brieifing) who diiscusses corruption in the health sector.  Interview by Madison J. Myers.  (12/19/2014)

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IA Forum Interview: Dr. David Phillips
IA Forum Interview: Dr. David Phillips

Dr.David Phillips discusses international development, the role of remittances, and his book, Develo... Read More...



Migration and Fence-Building

Animated overview of Migration and Fence-Building from The Three Minute Post

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Malala’s Revolution
Malala’s Revolution

The recent Nobel Prize winner paves the way for future progress in gender equality.  By Dr. A.C. Beyer.  (11/10/2014)

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Minds, Bodies and Feminism
Minds, Bodies and Feminism

Reflections on the current state of gender oppression and stereotypes. By Dr. AC Beyer (10/20/2014)

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This is not 1989
This is not 1989

Contrary to what many believe, recent protests in Hong Kong to not compare well to Tiannanmen Square.  By Barclay Bram Shoemaker. (10/08/2014)

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IA Forum Interview with Reecha Upadhyay, The Asia Foundation
IA Forum Interview with Reecha Upadhyay, The Asia Foundation

Reecha Upadhyay of The Asia Foundation disusses facts, perceptions, and myths about rape in India. Interviewed by Madison J. Myers. (09/29/2014)

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Interview with Abin Thomas - Kerala’s Cancer Crisis
Interview with Abin Thomas - Kerala’s Cancer Crisis

IA Forum speaks with author Abin Thomas about the cancer crisis in the Indian state of Kerala.  By Madison J. Meyers (08/20/2014)

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External Article
Women's Rights in the Post-Arab Spring

Two experts in women's studies discuss the state of women's right in the post-Arab Spring states. Edited by Adriana Stephan. 07/24/2014

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Children at the Border: Refugees from the Drug War?
Children at the Border: Refugees from the Drug War?

Analysis of problems faced by children immigrating to the US as a result of the Drug War.  By Dr. Lynn Holland.  (07/08/2014)

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To Make Great Strides in Health Care Improvement, Look to Education and Community
To Make Great Strides in Health Care Improvement, Look to Education and Community

Discussion of nonprofit Spine Africa, that works to update medical equipment, facilities and medical methods in Africa.  By Dr. Richard Arjun Kaul. (07/03/2014)

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Foreign Civilian Women Working In War Zones: The Good, Bad and Ugly
Foreign Civilian Women Working In War Zones: The Good, Bad and Ugly

A look at challenges foreign civilian women face in war zones.  By Jade Wu (06/13/2014)

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What about the Women: the Missing Voice at the Peacemaking Table
What about the Women: the Missing Voice at the Peacemaking Table

What is - and can be - the impact of women's representation in peace negotiations? By Sthelyn Romero. (05/26/2014)

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Denied Justice and Discriminated in the Face of Death – Foreign Nationals and the Death Penalty
Denied Justice and Discriminated in the Face of Death – Foreign Nationals and the Death Penalty

International Commission against the Death Penalty members discuss focusing on foreign nationals and capital punishment worldwide..  By Ruth Dreifuss and Federico Mayor.  (03/03/2014)

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Mineral traceability and conflict in eastern DRC: the case of the “Conflict-Free Tin Initiative”
Mineral traceability and conflict in eastern DRC: the case of the “Conflict-Free Tin Initiative”

Paper analyzes the Conflict-Free Tin Initiative and whether traceability provided by it will provide positive results. By Dr. Edoardo Monaco. (02/13/2014)

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Now Available: International Affairs Forum - Winter Edition
Now Available: International Affairs Forum - Winter Edition

Our latest edition of International Affairs Forum (Taylor and Francis) is now available. This issue focuses on the BRICS countries and the impact of social media on governance.

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Metodi Zajkov (Transparency International –
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Metodi Zajkov (Transparency International –

In this look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis), an interview with Metodi Zajkov, Transparency International – Macedonia. (International Aff... Read More...



The Syrian Kurds: A House Divided
The Syrian Kurds: A House Divided
Featured in Marine Corps University Journal. By Winston Harris. Read More...


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